Asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee

Q: I sold a vehicle and they did not re-register it. That vehicle was in an accident and now I am being sued.

I sold vehicle in June 2021. I was just notified that the vehicle had been in an accident in Dec 2021 and it was still in my name. I had no idea they did not go get it registered in there name now they are suing me for $10,800. And I don't even know the person who was driving the vehicle. What can I do?

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You will need a TN attorney to represent you. There is some caselaw which helps you, but your actions and intent will have to be testified to. And you may be getting sued for alot more than the $11K, which could revoke your TNDL.

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